DIF Innovation lab awards

Innovation enabling sustainability – from mega sporting events to local solutions

If one were to choose a single word to describe the Tokyo Olympics, “exceptional” would come to mind as one of the top contenders. “Exceptionally” postponed by one year; organised in an “exceptional”…

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ASAP project in the spotlight

While the topic of sustainability is slowly making its way on the agendas of sport organisations around the world, in Europe, we have been witnessing a truly exponential growth in interest in the…

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Considerable progress made at 4th ASAP team meeting

With its fourth meeting, the ASAP team has entered the second half of the project’s implementation; one and half years which will be full of hard work, enriching discussions and valuable exchanges…

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DIF’s Innovation Lab leading the way to a greener sport in Denmark

In the National Olympic Committee And Sports Confederation Of Denmark (DIF), we are aware that hosting sport events have an impact on the environment. However, sport events can also be an interesting…

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FI NOC

Sports community in Finland united behind Sustainability Programme

‘Lead the Change’ is the motto and hashtag for sustainability work within Finnish sports. Change towards more equal, ethical, and sustainable sports culture is a common goal for the entire Finnish…

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DOSB strategy

DOSB sustainability strategy - focus areas and step-by-step implementation

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), a partner and mentor in the ASAP project, adopted its own sustainability strategy in 2019 and is now on the road to its implementation.

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There is no time to waste time: CZ NOC gearing up to tackle the “waste issue” in sport

The issue of waste in sport, and generated by sport activities and events, is becoming ever more important as we witness nature being polluted by plastic bottles, oceans being covered by islands of…

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Partnerships and cooperation at the core of advancing sustainability at the Hungarian NOC

For over a year, Hungarian Olympic Committee (HU NOC) has been working tirelessly on a sustainability strategy; little by little building a sound framework and programme, which will be unveiled later…

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Olympic Values Education Programme in Slovakia promotes sustainability in sport

Sustainable development and sustainability-related topics have been resonating in the Olympic movement for a number of years, and with the Agenda 2020 have become one of its main pillars. As a leader…

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ASAP project in 2020: every small step towards sustainability counts

It was mid-February 2020. The air in Prague was cold, but the sun was piercing through heavy snow-bearing clouds, its rays reflecting of the Moldau River. A typical winter day. The Olympic world was…

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Sustainable sport infrastructure on the ASAP project agenda

According to recent EU studies, buildings consume around 40% of EU’s energy and are the single largest energy consumer in Europe. They emit 36% of EU’s CO2 emissions. Almost 75% of the building stock…

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IOC ASAP case study

ASAP project among IOC Sustainability Case Studies 2020

In the development phase of the ASAP project proposal as well as in the first phase of its implementation, the ASAP Team has relied considerabily on the existing expertise of other Olympic movement…

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